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Wasaga Beach to get new casino, set to open in 2021

From L to R: Wasaga Beach CAO George Vadeboncoeur, Gateway CEO Tony Santo, Wasaga Beach Mayor Nina Bifolchi, and vice-president and general manager of Gateway Casino Rama Glen Trickey met this morning for an update on the casino project.
From L to R: Wasaga Beach CAO George Vadeboncoeur, Gateway CEO Tony Santo, Wasaga Beach Mayor Nina Bifolchi, and vice-president and general manager of Gateway Casino Rama Glen Trickey met this morning for an update on the casino project. Handout

A new casino is planned to open in Wasaga Beach in 2021.

Gateway Casino and Entertainment’s “ground-breaking” for its Wasaga Beach facility will take place in 2020, with a scheduled opening for 2021.

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Wasaga Beach Mayor Nina Bifolchi said in a statement that she’s “excited” for the casino to become a part of the town.

“The new casino means new direct and indirect jobs, as well as new entertainment and dining offerings,” she said in a statement.

According to town officials, Gateway representatives will present their plans to council and the community in 2020.

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